Ryder Truck Rentals to add 125 electric vans to fleet

Ryder, one of the US’s 3 largest truck rental companies, announced today that it has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric panel vans from Chanje Energy of California. Ryder ChoiceLease and rental customers inCalifornia, New York, and Illinois should have access to the trucks by the end of 2017.

The Chanje all-electric large delivery style van is equipped to haul up to 6,000 pounds and up to 580 cubic feet of cargo, all with zero vehicle exhaust emissions.

As part of the rollout Ryder also plans to equip its maintenance facilities in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Jose, Chicago and New York City with the latest technology in commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging.

Read the full Press Release at Ryder or Chanje
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